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Approx. 20 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Learner Career Outcomes

48%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Course Overview and The Changing Landscape

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 7 readings, 7 quizzes
10 videos
Marketing as Communication Part 17m
Marketing as Communication Part 212m
Media Revolution Part 110m
Media Revolution Part 24m
Understanding Marketing Media8m
The Marketing Funnel7m
Dual Product Model of Commercial Marketing Media5m
Interview with Jan Slater: Rethinking Digital vs. Traditional Media3m
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7 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
About the Rubric for Peer Assessment10m
Getting to Know Your Classmates10m
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings30m
About Jan Slater10m
7 practice exercises
Orientation Quiz30m
Module 1 Lesson 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Standalone Topic 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Standalone Topic 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Quiz1h
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Key Processes and Core Strategies

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
10 videos
Impacts of Digital Technologies on Information Dissemination10m
Impacts of Digital Technologies on Persuasion Part 17m
Impacts of Digital Technologies on Persuasion Part 26m
Impact of Digital Technologies on Branding10m
Content Marketing8m
Context Marketing Strategy6m
Interview with Jan Slater: What is a Brand?5m
Interview with Jan Slater: Brand Messaging and Digital Consumers4m
Interview with Jan Slater: Telling Brand Stories on Multiple Channels4m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings30m
7 practice exercises
Module 2 Lesson 1 Practice quiz10m
Module 2 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Lesson 4 Lesson Quiz10m
Module 2 Standalone Topic 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Standalone Topic 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Quiz1h
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Smart and Social Media Channels

5 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 82 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
14 videos
Programmatic Advertising Part 15m
Programmatic Advertising Part 26m
Search Marketing10m
Social Media Marketing Part 19m
Social Media Marketing Part 27m
Marketing Attribution6m
Real Time Bidding5m
Interview with Jeff Green: A Business Case for Open Market Programmatic Advertising3m
Interview with David Pickles: The Nuts and Bolts of Programmatic Advertising1m
Interview with Jeff Green: Programmatic as a Unifier not as a Disrupter to Digital Marketing4m
Interview with David Pickles: Preparing Your Business for the Age of Programmatic Advertising2m
Interview with Jeff Green and David Pickles: Privacy and Data Security2m
Interview with Jeff Green and David Pickles: The Future of Programmatic and Data-Driven Marketing4m
3 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings1h
About the Domain Experts10m
7 practice exercises
Module 3 Lesson 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Lesson 4 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Standalone Topic 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Standalone Topic 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Quiz1h
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Mobile Media and Beyond the Screens

6 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 59 min), 3 readings, 8 quizzes
8 videos
Mobile Marketing Part 25m
Mobile Marketing Part 314m
Beyond the Screens9m
Location-based Marketing5m
Conversational Marketing5m
Interview with Jan Slater: Stay Ahead the Curve by Being Agile5m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings1h
Congratulations!10m
7 practice exercises
Module 4 Lesson 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Lesson 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Lesson 3 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Lesson 4 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Standalone Topic 1 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Standalone Topic 2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Quiz1h

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About the Digital Marketing Specialization

Master strategic marketing concepts and tools to address brand communication in a digital world. This Specialization explores several aspects of the new digital marketing environment, including topics such as digital marketing analytics, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and 3D Printing. When you complete the Digital Marketing Specialization you will have a richer understanding of the foundations of the new digital marketing landscape and acquire a new set of stories, concepts, and tools to help you digitally create, distribute, promote and price products and services. In 2016, this was one of the top 10 specializations in terms of enrollments. INC Magazine rated the first course, Marketing in a Digital World, as one of The 10 Hottest Online Classes for Professionals in 2015. In addition, this course was also ranked in the top five courses across multiple MOOC providers. Finally, the Digital Marketing Certificate was the top coveted certificate on Coursera in 2015. Get more updates on the specialization at http://digitalmarketingprofs.com/ This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here....
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